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All This Homeless Veteran and His Dog Needed Was Human Kindness…

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homeless man in starbucksWhile seated at a Starbucks, a homeless man came in and sat nearby.

His scent was unpleasant and people looked at him and rolled their eyes. He was simply doing what we were all doing, drinking coffee and taking advantage of free WiFi.

He brought his dog, Legacy, who was well behaved. He proceeded to tell me he walked 60 miles from Seattle to Tumwater over a few days period. He spoke highly of Legacy who, in stride, journeyed along with his master every step of the way without complaint. As soon as Legacy was told to lay down, he fell asleep.

It was sad to see people distance themselves from this homeless veteran. Kids who inquired about the dog were quickly shielded by their parents and hurried away.

This Veteran explained most people have no concept of being Christ like because they simply place Christ on the shelf as…

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  1. Cozynookbks says:

    What a beautiful story, Linda. Thank you for sharing it.

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  2. carhicks says:

    Thanks for reblogging this one Linda. We all need to be reminded that although we are busy or with friends or whatever, it is very important to think about how we treat and react to others.

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